“Unforgotten”- True to Life? Simon Spence QC investigates.

March 22, 2021

“Whether it be Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Father Brown or something more recent such as Line of Duty everybody loves a good murder mystery. And of recent television series, one of the most successful and popular is Unforgotten…. But how true to life is it? And how accurate is it to call it a ‘cold case’ drama?”

Simon Spence QC looks at how cold case investigations are conducted in reality and how popular TV crime dramas such as Unforgotten have kept the public’s imagination alive. Additional research by Joshua Ellis, Pupil Barrister.

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